Visit the following websites to gain valuable information from these organizations:
American Academy of Pediatrics
This organization is committed to the attainment of optimal physical, mental, and social health and well-being for all infants, children, adolescents, and you adults. A great resource for information on programs and campaigns, and to view several publications about pediatrics.
Illinois Department of Public Health
A resource of great variety: recent news, health fact sheets, birth records, health statistics, community programs and much more.
Illinois Poison Center
An interactive site, full of great poison prevention and treatment advice involving household products, herbal products, medication overdoses, adverse reactions to medications, alcohol and drug misuse and other poisonings.
LD OnLine is the leading website on learning disabilities, learning disorders and differences. LD OnLine seeks to help children and adults reach their full potential by providing accurate and up-to-date information and advice about learning disabilities and ADHD.
Parent Teacher Association
As the largest volunteer child advocacy association in the nation, Parent Teacher Association (PTA) reminds our country of its obligations to children and provide parents and families with a powerful voice to speak on behalf of every child while providing the best tools for parents to help their children be successful students.
UPS for DownS
UPS for DownS is a parent directed, non-profit organization offering support, education, and encouragement for parents, families and others who love and care about persons with Down syndrome.
Cerebral Palsy Guide
Cerebral Palsy Guide was written with parents of children recently diagnosed with CP in mind. We hope to answer any of the initial questions parents might have about their child’s condition in a way that is easy to comprehend.
The Office on Women’s Health
This is a wonderful resource for both young women and girls. The site offers an easy to navigate, and informative way to get some of your questions answered. “Got questions about your body or your period? Confused about dating or friendships? We have clear, fun, and reliable info on these topics and many more. We are here to help you…Be healthy. Be happy. Be beautiful.”
Food and Drug Administration
A wealth of information regarding regulations on various food items, drugs, medical devices, cosmetics, etc. Take a look at the safety alerts concerning products and treatments. There is also a library to view reference manuals and publications.
United States Department of Agriculture – My Plate
Information and tools pertaining to healthier eating and weight management including dietary guidelines and an individualized tracking mechanism. Food patterns designed for the general public ages 2 and over.
US Consumer Product Safety Commission
Want to know if a certain product is safe? View recall information, statistics, etc. You are also able to report any unsafe products you may come across.
Prevent The Bite
The mission of this organization is to prevent dog bites to children through education. Learn the basics of canine body language, safety strategies when interacting with dogs and the principles of responsible dog ownership.
Center for Disease Control – Vaccines and Immunizations
This site provides immunization information about vaccine preventable diseases, the benefits of immunization, and the risks of immunization versus the risk of disease, as well as educational materials.
CDC’s National Immunization Information Hotline
Talk with a trained operator who can answer individual questions about vaccines and vaccine-preventable diseases.
Hotline Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00 am – 11:00 pm (EST)
English Line: 1-800-232-2522
Spanish Line: 1-800-232-0233
AAP’s Childhood Immunization Support Program
A great resource for information about vaccines and diseases. Look over fact sheets, download videos and get the latest news from this organization.
This site explains how and when to use EpiPen and EpiPen Jr. Auto-Injectors, which are for the injection of epinephrine, the first-line treatment for allergic emergencies (anaphylaxis). Click here to watch the “how-to” video.
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If you have any questions regarding these resources, please contact our office by calling (847) 398-0400.
Arlington Pediatrics, Ltd. is located at:
3325 N. Arlington Heights Road, Suite 100A
Arlington Heights, Illinois 60004